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Table 3 Examples of accomplishments of fellowships

From: Public-private partnerships to build human capacity in low income countries: findings from the Pfizer program

Organization Operational Change Effect
NGO scientific research and clinical care facility Creation of preventive maintenance schedules and routines, including budgets for necessary replacement parts Equipment in working order, with sufficient budget for repairs and maintenance
NGO clinical research organization Training in research methods, design of clinical trial management systems, grant writing assistance Submission of research grants obtaining new sources of funding
NGO service delivery organization Development of a financial system to track cost and budget at multiple new facilities, and to meet donor reporting requirements Increased services delivered and revenues received
NGO teaching hospital Revision of pharmacy operating procedures and pricing policies; creation of staff productivity measures; quality improvement teams Reduced paperwork; better aligned prices with cost and patient ability to pay; reduced waiting times